Adriaen Collaert (Flemish, 1560-1618)
after Jan van der Straet (Stradanus)(Flemish, 1523-1605)
Original Signed Engraving
A Battle Between Pygmies and Cranes
Image Size: 7.125″ x 10.25″
Signed within Image: I(J)oan. Stradanus invent., Adr. Collaert sculp., Phls Galle excu.
Drawn by: Jan van der Straet (Stradanus)
Engraved by: Adriaen Collaert
Printed by: Philipp Galle (Dutch, 1537-1612)
Date: Circa 1600
Condition: This print is tipped on a mat board by two small pieces of tape affixed to the top two corners. The borders of the paper have been trimmed to the edges of the image.
This original copper etching is a perfect example of craftsmanship and dedication. In this etching we witness a surreal moment in a battle between Pygmies and Cranes. With an incredible composition of landscape and movement this piece is truly a remarkable piece of art.